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WATCH: Ryan Coogler, John David Washington, Tichina Arnold and more at the AAFCA Awards

The 10th annual AAFCA Awards went down Wednesday night in Los Angeles and TheGrio was on deck for the star-studded affair that featured appearances...
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New Way To Play: Johnny Wright and friends embark on a glamping getaway

Johnny Wright is always looking for a good time, great food and new way to play.
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Black Glam: Celebrity makeup artist Valente Frazier on being bold and beautifying Tyra Banks

Sometimes, great artists inspire a new legion of creatives and that's exactly what happened for the subject of the latest installment of Black Glam....

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Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown has an interesting road to parenthood that really is one for the books.--Queer Eye star Karamo Brown is engaged to Ian Jordan--Brown opened up to PEOPLE about his new memoir Karamo: My Story of Embracing...
  Former POTUS Barak Obama recently dined in style for President's Day when he joined NBA star Stephen Curry and wife Ayesha, along with Grammy-award winning singer John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen, for dinner Monday night. The former president was...


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Khloe Kardashian dumps Tristan Thompson after new cheating scandal

Khloe Kardashian and her baby daddy Tristan Thompson have called it quits after she was...

Black woman creates series of dolls with afros to help Black girls love their hair

As a child Widline Pyrame grew up in Haiti hating her kinky hair so much...
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Burberry debuts noose on brown hoodie during London Fashion Week Show

Burberry is the latest fashion brand embroiled in controversy after sending a model down the...
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Iconic Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at 85

 Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high...

White man sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting Black men after Hurricane Katrina

A white man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday, for shooting three...


OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 19: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the MBK Rising! My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Summit on February 19, 2019 in Oakland, California. MBK Rising! is bringing together hundreds of young men of color, local leaders and organizations that are working to reduce youth violence, create impactful mentorship programs, and improving life for young men of color. The My Brother’s Keeper initiative was started by President Barack Obama following the death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) thegrio.comvideo

PARTY OF FIVE: Barack Obama dines at Ayesha Curry’s restaurant with Steph, Chrissy and John Legend

  Former POTUS Barak Obama recently dined in style for President's Day when he joined NBA...

Former NFL player gunned down after parking dispute with neighbor

 A former Seattle Seahawks player’s life was cut short after arguing with a neighbor who...

NBA, FIBA set to launch league in Africa — with assist from Obama

The NBA and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), have joined forces to bring a basketball...

‘High Flying Bird’ actress Sonja Sohn: Athletes should “adopt whole neighborhoods”

Actress Sonja Sohn (The Chi, The Wire) is starring in a new Netflix basketball drama,...

Steph Curry names his favorite basketball movie and the director’s reaction is priceless

 After this weekend's NBA All Star game, Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry sat for a...



Historic Black LGBTQ club in danger of closing as area gentrifies

A team of business owners in Brooklyn’s gentrifying Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood is fighting to save what...
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#BlackBoyJoy: Three suburban D.C. brothers get their candles into Macy’s stores nationwide

Some people spend all their lives trying to become successful entrepreneurs, but three young Washington-area...
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GM poised to lay off more than 4,000 workers on Monday

As federal workers across the country struggle to regain traction after the government shutdown, General Motors workers are bracing for massive layoffs set to start at the top of the week.
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Black bartender alleges she was fired from Kid Rock’s restaurant for sporting an afro

Carinne Silverman-Maddox, a Black bartender, says she was suspended and fired from a Detroit restaurant owned by singer Kid Rock for wearing her hair in an afro.
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‘Zandra Treat Yo Self’: Teen entrepreneur lands deal with Target to sell her natural skincare products

Target is bringing more black girl magic to the masses after an 18-year-old entrepreneur landed...